Charlotte Schmitz

living in light, air and sun
Location: Istanbul
Nationality: German
Biography: Charlotte Schmitz' approach to her photography is deliberately personal and often subverts the traditional documentary approach, which allows her to convey her messages about women and migration. She grew up in the Danish Minority in Germany... read on

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la Puente

By Charlotte Schmitz — 2016-2018 Between 2016 and 2018, I photographed in La Puente, the biggest brothel in southern Ecuador, where more than 150 women work. The photos..

take me to jermany

By Charlotte Schmitz — 2016 This project chronicles the dangerous journey of refugees towards Europe. It turns its characters into co-authors and reveals the vulnerable..


By Charlotte Schmitz — 2017 Berlin - Tunis  Najet Adouani, Tunisian poet and journalist, sent me to places in Tunisia, where she lived and used to write her poems...

garden of lost dreams

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çok güzelim, çok güzel

By Charlotte Schmitz — - I am so beautiful, so beautiful - 2013 - ongoing This project focuses on the private space of women in a traditional neighborhood in Istanbul,..


By Charlotte Schmitz — 2014 I photographed places where people had sex. - University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hanover Prof. Dr. Karen Fromm  Das Unsichtbare..

yo soy lo que soy

By Charlotte Schmitz — - I am who I am - (2013) Southern Ecuador is home to about 100 of the world’s 300 people suffering from Laron syndrome, a genetic defect that..
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